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European shares dip ahead of new US sanctions on Russia

European shares fell on Monday as investors awaited new US sanctions on Russia, while losses were limited as the market expected there would be no immediate military escalation in Syria following the weekend’s American-led strike. Trading remained cautious as tensions between Western powers and Russia persisted and markets braced for new US sanctions on Russia […]

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European shares open lower following Cohn’s departure

European shares opened lower on Wednesday after the resignation of Donald Trump’s economic adviser Gary Cohn, seen as a bulwark against protectionist forces within the US government. Earlier, the pan-European Stoxx 600 index was down 0.4 per cent while Wall Street futures were trading in negative territory. “Gary Cohn’s departure rattled markets and equity markets […]

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Battered stock markets head for worst week since 2011

A 4 per cent drop in Chinese shares dealt reeling world stock markets a fresh blow on Friday, as nerves about rising borrowing costs and soaring volatility put them on course for their worst week since the height of euro zone crisis. European bourses saw relatively minor early losses but China’s overnight plunge had gouged […]

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Stocks head for worst week since 2011

A 4 per cent drop in Chinese shares dealt reeling world stock markets a fresh blow on Friday, as nerves about rising borrowing costs and soaring volatility put them on course for their worst week since the height of euro zone crisis. European bourses saw relatively minor early losses but China’s overnight plunge had gouged […]

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Savaged stocks head for worst week since 2011

A 4 per cent drop in Chinese shares dealt reeling world stock markets a fresh blow on Friday, as nerves about rising borrowing costs and soaring volatility put them on course for their worst week since the height of euro zone crisis. European bourses saw relatively minor early losses but China’s overnight plunge had gouged […]

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European share declines limited after another Wall Street sell-off

European shares posted limited losses at the open on Friday after a fresh sell-off on Wall Street, which has now entered a correction with the benchmark S&P 500 and Dow industrials falling more than 10 per cent from their January 26tg record highs. Europe’s STOXX 600 share index fell 0.4 per cent in early trading […]

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Asia hit by Wall St’s tumble, China stock indexes lose 6%

Asian shares sank on Friday, with Chinese equities on track for their worst day in two years, as fears of higher US interest rates shredded global investor confidence. There was limited immediate market reaction to the US government staggering into another shutdown after Congress missed a Thursday midnight deadline to renew funding. S&P mini futures […]

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Pharma giant Sanofi’s takeover of rival dominates European markets

Numbers from chip-maker AMS and pharma giant Sanofi’s takeover of rival Abylynx dominated European markets at the start of that will see many companies reporting results. DUBLIN Traders reported movement in a number of stocks, but said overall volumes were below average. Food industry stocks overall were weak. Ingredients and convenience foods specialist Kerry Group […]

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Sanofi takeover of rival dominates European markets

Numbers from chip maker AMS and Sanofi’s takeover of rival Abylynx dominated European markets at the start of that will see many companies reporting results. DUBLIN Traders reported movement in a number of stocks but said that overall volumes were below average. Food industry stocks overall were weak. Ingredients and convenience foods specialist Kerry Group […]

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